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Twilia Norman worked at DPS for more than 40 years, including her time at Oakland Elementary.

Denver Public Schools Remembers Twila Norman

The DPS community remembers Twila Norman, who passed away on June 16. Norman was the first female, African-American assistant superintendent of elementary education in Denver

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EDUCA Radio: Summer Resources for Kids

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 5-6 p.m. this Friday, June 23 when Joel Pace, Youth Success Director with the City of Denver, will share

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Board Approves Discipline Changes

  Denver Board of Education members on Monday (June 19) unanimously approved changes to the district’s discipline policy that are designed to dramatically curtail suspensions and

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Board Celebrates June as Immigrant Heritage Month

Denver Board of Education members on Monday (June 19) applauded a proclamation celebrating June as Immigrant Heritage Month. Board Member Rachele Espiritu, the first immigrant to serve

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Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova serves meals to children and families at Barnum Elementary School.

Free Summer Meals for Children 18 and Under

DPS is ensuring that children receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova served lunch to more than 100 students

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Students participate in Destination Imagination challenges

DPS Students Earn Honors at Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination is preparing Colorado’s kids to be the innovators of the future by combining the arts, sciences and technology with creativity, teamwork and problem-solving.

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EDUCA radio will do a show about Alzheimer's disease

EDUCA Radio: Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 5-6 p.m. this Friday, June 16 when Marissa Volpe, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at the Alzheimer Association of Colorado,

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Mile High United Way Names Eddie Koen as Chief Impact Officer

Denver – On June 12, Mile High United Way named Eddie Koen as the organization’s new Chief Impact Officer. Koen is currently Denver Public Schools’

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DPS Night of Honor winners

Honoring Amazing Members of Team DPS

“These honorees reminded us that, using our Shared Core Values as a foundation, anyone can make a difference and make a better DPS for our

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Some of our great DPS kids at Columbine Elementary

Kicking Off Strengthening Neighborhoods Initiative

“We recognize these will be tough conversations without easy answers. … But we’ll be in this together, focused on the future of our kids.” June

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Events

First Day of School for Most DPS Schools: Check to Be Sure!

August 21, 2017

Enjoy your summer break! The first day of school for most traditional Denver Public Schools is Monday, Aug. 21. See the 2017-18 School Calendar here.

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Board of Education Meeting

June 19, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly meeting is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 19, on the first floor of the Emily Griffith

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Board of Education Public Comment Session

June 15, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly public comment session is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15, on the first floor of the

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Board of Education Work Session

June 12, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly work session is at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 12, in room 735 at the Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln

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National Get Outdoors Day

June 10, 2017

Celebrate the 10th annual National Get Outdoors Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10 at Sloan’s Lake Park (W. 25th Ave. & Sheridan Blvd.). National

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Support Emily’s Coffee

May 31, 2017

The Downtown Denver Expeditionary School (DDES) community is rallying around supporting the valuable resource and community space Emily’s Coffee provides. DDES students will present their

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African-American Equity Task Force Community Meeting

May 24, 2017

Denver Public Schools, along with the Board of Education, has commissioned the African-American Equity Task Force to create a recommended set of actions, efforts and

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Swansea Spring Festival 2017

May 20, 2017

Join us for the Swansea Elementary School Spring Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 20. This end-of-year celebration brings fun, music, and food with bounce castles,

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Citywide Elementary Art Show and Reception

May 19, 2017

The Citywide Elementary Art Show is a celebration of creative achievement in all our elementary schools. This year’s show features 31 schools and over 200

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Culture and Diversity Celebration

May 19, 2017

CMS Community School’s 4th annual Culture and Diversity Celebration is 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 19th at the school (1300 S. Lowell Blvd.). The Culture and Diversity Celebration aims to

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